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Rihanna in 2018
Robyn Rihanna Fenty

(1988-02-20) February 20, 1988 (age 36)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • model
  • actress
  • businesswoman
Years active2003–present
AwardsFull list
Musical career
Barbadian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Assumed office
September 20, 2018
Prime MinisterMia Mottley
Preceded byPosition established

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, best known as Rihanna, (/riˈænə/ (audio speaker iconlisten) ree-AN;[2][3][n 1] born February 20, 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, model, actress and businesswoman. She is seen to be as one of the most successful singers in the 21st century, she signed with Def Jam Recordings in 2005 and found mainstream recognition following the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl Like Me (2006). Both have a very strong reggae and R&B sound to them, she later started making more dance-pop, hip hop and R&B music on her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).

Rihanna continued to blend pop, dance and R&B on her next albums, Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), Talk That Talk (2011), and Unapologetic (2012)— Unpologetic reached number one on the Billboard 200. Throughout her career, Rihanna has worked with artists such as Coldplay, Drake, Eminem, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, and Shakira.

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As a headliner

As a co-headliner

Promotional tours

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  1. It is also common for English-language speakers to pronounce her name /riˈɑːnə/ ree-AH-nə.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sanchez, Chelsey; Park, Sabrina; Mackelden, Amy (January 31, 2022). "Everything We Know About Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's Relationship". Harper's Bazaar. Archived from the original on January 31, 2022. Retrieved January 31, 2022.
  2. HLN. "Rihanna shows AJ Hammer how to pronounce her name". Archived from the original on December 21, 2021. Retrieved May 2, 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. "A$AP Rocky Answers 18 Questions From Rihanna". GQ. August 26, 2020. Archived from the original on February 17, 2022. Retrieved February 17, 2022 – via YouTube.

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Barbadian Ambassador at-Large